Suzie Q Cafe
Diner in Mason City
14 2nd Street Northwest, Mason City, IA
- Bernie O
Food was good, owner and staff were friendly. Enjoyed the little magic tricks. Was a little pricey, but worth it for a slice of Americana.
- Steven R
My wife and I drove the couple of hours from Minneapolis to meet a friend from Grinnell here. What a great choice.
The owner and his 17-year-old son provided us with great service, food, and laughs. We learned the diner is a Valentine building and one of only eight left in the world, it opened in 1948, and he’s the eighth owner. He has a real passion for his work and clearly loves to make people happy.
Suggestion: buy a hand pull French fry cutter that you mount to a wall and a bunch of potatoes. You’ll have the best, homemade fries in the area, can charge more for them, and they’re cheaper than frozen fries. Maybe the same idea with the onion rings.
My wife had the battered cod special, I had the pork tenderloin sandwich, and our friend the everything hash browns, which had veggies, eggs, and homemade salsa. We were all very happy.
The owner did a few magic tricks for us when he had a few minutes. He’s quite the showman. Perfect personality for serving diners at a counter a...
- lindsay m
Great food to fill you up and awesome entertainment for kids and family.
14 2nd Street Northwest
Mason City, IA 50401
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